Hong Kong voted world's top international financial centre

Pedro Gonçalves
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Hong Kong has been ranked as the top international financial centre (IFC) in 2018, according to a report by Vistra. The British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the UK are the joint next most popular jurisdictions followed by the US and Singapore. According to the study, the ranking is driven by a rise in Chinese firms listing in Hong Kong and increasing Chinese HNWI base. "At the time of our research, we found there is a continuing trend towards onshore and mid-shore jurisdictions, with the top five dominated by international financial centres, either in or close to the world's political cen...

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